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bot·net

 (bŏt′nĕt′)
n.
A network of maliciously installed bots running on multiple computers.

botnet

(ˈbɒtˌnɛt)
n
(Telecommunications) (sometimes with a capital) a network of computers infected by a program that communicates with its creator in order to send unsolicited emails, attack websites, etc
[C20: from (ro)bot + net(work)]
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If hackers can take control of individual Android phones through the download of a common app, and then users use other social networking apps on the Android phone, the individual secret zombie Android smart phones likely then could be linked together in a peer-2- peer secret mobile zombie botnet.
"Zombie botnets are a growing security problem as they pump out spam campaigns, steal information, or launch attacks against corporate networks," said Sophos